Guilvinec

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Guilvinec
Ar Gelveneg
Commune
Fishing port
Fishing port
Coat of arms of Guilvinec
Coat of arms
Guilvinec is located in France
Guilvinec
Guilvinec
Location within Brittany region
Guilvinec is located in Brittany
Guilvinec
Guilvinec
Coordinates: 47°47′46″N 4°16′57″W / 47.7961°N 4.2825°W / 47.7961; -4.2825Coordinates: 47°47′46″N 4°16′57″W / 47.7961°N 4.2825°W / 47.7961; -4.2825
Country France
Region Brittany
Department Finistère
Arrondissement Quimper
Canton Pont-l'Abbé
Intercommunality Pays Bigouden Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Luc Tanneau
Area1 2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,998
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 29072 /29730
Elevation 0–17 m (0–56 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Guilvinec or Le Guilvinec (Breton: Ar Gelveneg) is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Guilvinec are called in French Guilvinistes.

Historical population of Guilvinec
Year1881188618911896190119061911192119261931
Population1968260329393620388440924429458447154518
Year1936194619541962196819751982199019992008
Population4522474148045037501246044091336530422998

Economy[edit]

Guilvinec is an important fishing port.

Breton language[edit]

The municipality launched a linguistic plan through Ya d'ar brezhoneg on 4 February 2006.

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